Body found in rural area of south-central Kansas

Authorities are investigating after the body of an elderly man was found in a rural area of south-central Kansas along with some bicyclist equipment.

Butler County Sheriff Kelly Herzet said Friday afternoon that a man and a woman found the body while working on a fence southwest of Augusta, KAKE-TV reports.

The body had been there for several days.

Sheriff Herzet is asking anyone who knows of a missing bicyclist to contact law enforcement.